Published on Mon Sep 06 2021

Evaluation of elderly specific pre-hospital trauma triage criteria: a systematic review.

Adam J Boulton, Donna Peel, Usama Rahman, Elaine Cole
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Abstract

Pre-hospital identification of major trauma in elderly patients is key for delivery of optimal care, however triage of this group is challenging. Elderly-specific triage criteria may be valuable. This systematic review aimed to summarise the published pre-hospital elderly-specific trauma triage tools and evaluate their sensitivity and specificity and associated clinical outcomes.